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Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
budgetary issues, which is one of the reasons president obama chose him? guest: it was clear from the hearing, some of the challenges he would face if he is to become the secretary. the number one challenge will be the budget. what is not surprising was there were a number of members to yesterday who said as you go through dealing with the budget challenges, don't touch my priority area. toat is just one added factor an incredibly complex and challenging budgetary rubrics cuba and he's going to have to solve should become the secretary. -- budgetary rubics cube. and how he would interact with them through the process. host: will there be challenges for him approaching budget issues? guest: i don't think so. i think there's probably a level of fidelity has not gotten to yet in his preparations. the situation is still uncertain. i don't know how you could really get to specifics at this point. you don't know what kind of reductions you are facing or what form they will take and over what time it period. host: and the future of sequestration/ guest: exactly. at the challenge the people c
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
immigration reform as president obama heads to las vegas to talk about the issue. before leaving, the president about itsestions foreign policy record alongside his secretary of state hillary clinton. that's where we begin this morning with you. we want to hear your thoughts on the role of the u.s. on the world stage. give us a call this morning on the democratic line, the republican line, and the independent. 585-u're outside the u.s., 3883. you can reach us on facebook or twitter or e-mail. good monday morning to you. we want to start with the interview with president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton from last night that appeared on "60 minutes." here's how it played in a couple papers from around the country. here's the new york times headline -- and the culpeper star has -- i want to read you from the story that was in the hill newspaper this morning, the congressional newspaper here in washington. what we want to do now is take you to a clip from last night of that interview. here is president obama. [video clip] >> we helped to put together and lay the groundwork for
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
good. so we talk about what obama is doing in areas where he cannot get legislation through congress. it is important. it tells republicans in the house that this is a place where perhaps you can make a difference. regulations are only issued pursuant to legislation, so legislation comes regulation. republicans could stop or override some of these regulations, and maybe some democrats will go along. the epa and some other regulations are pretty hostile to small business, the energy production. and other are democrats or not really on board. alternative energy agenda that the obama administration is pursuing as well. and on health care, there are particular parts of obamacare that congress may be able to slow down or stop. the piece is mostly a report on what the administration is doing, but it gives guidance to congress. one thing republicans in congress needs to think about is what they can accomplish in by sized chunks. there will not change health care in a conservative direction in the next four years or reform entitlements. can they accomplished a few good things that also point
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
in that capacity by the obama administration. i do not agree with him on all of the issues. i was troubled by his attempts to negotiate with bashar assad, who was very little credibility. he first voted against the war in iraq, then voted for the surge that made it possible for us to rescue a failing situation. but i do not think he will truly for -- to truly make the foreign policy of the u.s. any more than hillary clinton really did. this is one of the most centralized foreign-policy positions of ever seeing with the president and a handful of close aides truly making those decisions. i think john carey will be a capable the plant carrying out those decisions. host: there will be a live hearing today. one of the nominees, chuck keiko, nominated to be the -- chuck heigl, nominated to be the defense secretary. what do you think about? guest: there is no question he has been outside the mainstream of the senate. do not get me wrong, his hair was them in vietnam is something everybody should respect and his many years of service in the country, something for which i have the money -
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